Oct. 7, 1926 — Feb. 7, 2011
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Jim Martines, owner of Professional Automotive passed away on Feb. 7, 2011. He was 84 and had been in business for more than 34 years. He leaves behind his wife of 40 years, Betty and his five children and their families: son, Jim; daughter, Rebecca and granddaughter, Jennifer and two great-grandchildren, Adelynn and Teagan; and sons, Patrick, Raymond and Mark. He also leaves four step-children, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Jim served in the Marine Corps in the Pacific during World War II. He loved our country and was proud to have been a Marine. He loved his work, his home and family and all our animals were his pets. At his request he wished to be cremated and have a private service with only our children and their families present.